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12 KW Diesel vs 18 KW LPG Generators

Model Features

Features12 KW Diesel Generator18 KW LPG Generator
Standby Rating13 KW18 KW
EngineKubota V1505G-Force 800 Series (2-Cylinders)
AlternatorMeccalte ECP28-S/4Generac
ControllerWoodward EASYGENDigital
Frequency60 Hz60 Hz
Auto Voltage Regulator+/- 0.5% (300% Short Circuit Protection 20 sec.)+/-1%
Speed1800 RPM3600 RPM
Fuel Tank Capacity/Runtime100 Gallons/8 Days500 Gallons/7 Days
Average Fuel Consumption0.56 gal/hr3.02 gal/hr

Cost Differences

Cost BreakdownE12 Generator Model7226 Generator Model
Fuel Tank100 Gallon Fuel Tank IncludedAbove Ground Propane Tank
500 Gallons
Transfer Switch$1,200.00$1,200.00
Gas Line InstallationNA$200/Foot After 10 Feet
Install & Electrical$2.500.00$2,500.00